Hey! So – I have been hearing a lot about gratitude lately. I’ve been working to re-implement my habit of writing down the things I am grateful for every day. Gratitude lists are one of the first homework assignments that I received from my sponsor when I got sober. And it works! But, life gets … More Vibe Check
I have been learning from a lot of people lately. One of the people I have been learning from is Amanda Frances (xoamandafrances on all the social medias). Mom and I are taking her Money Mentality Makeover course right now. It’s incredible! But one of the things that I am learning how to do is … More Allowing Support
Go to school. Get good grades. Sit down. Be a good girl. Do your job. Keep your head down. Don’t ask too many questions. Do as your told. Don’t question authority. Get a degree. Get a job with benefits. Marry a man who can take care of you. But… What if I don’t fit that … More Rewrite the Rules
As I was approaching my birthday this year, I was deep in thought on a few things. Part of me wants to be like “OMG, you are almost 30 years old!” But mostly, I am feeling grateful. Because as a friend of mine pointed out; if life was fair – I would be dead. I … More
Yes, you did read that right. In this blog I’m going to talk to you a little bit about how I stepped out of the car and onto the stage. As many of you know the story that Jorjia and I started this blog five years ago. And throughout the time with this blog I … More How I left Uber for the Stage
We secured the venue a few months ago – but Monday was the first time I saw it. It became real. Monday was a great day. I came to Polk City on Sunday night and stayed the night at a hotel that is going to give us a discounted rate for people that are coming … More Have Your Ears Been Itching?
One of my friends was discussing how they couldn’t believe someone they knew had hired help for doing things around the house like cleaning and such. They had hired someone to do tasks that the person was fully capable of performing. They said that was ridiculous, and then they asked if I thought it was … More When They Stop – The World Stops
As I begin to jot this down, I am practically in tears. Today has been one of those days. Perhaps you can relate. I had grand plans. I had my alarm set to have plenty of time to accomplish all that I needed and not be rushed or stressed. And yet…. here I am running … More Pull Over!!!
Getting that unexpected call during the night made my heart pound. I instantly began to wonder what was wrong. The voice on the other end of the line was sobbing uncontrollably. My chest tightened. “I’m so sorry mommy. I am so sorry. I can’t stop mom. I can’t.” My heart sank. Terror filled me. My … More Just One More Drink
I’ve always enjoyed driving. Sometimes I’ve favored some of my vehicles more than others. Actually I have even liked the same vehicle less or more depending upon the day and the current issue. I’ve really never got attached to a car. I hear about people that do and honestly I’ve sort of rolled my eyes … More Can’t Escape Love